Rough and Tumble

Rough and Tumble, or RAT for short, is also a modern martial art of South Africa, that developed independently of other systems of Rough and Tumble in other parts of the world. The North American fighting style, known as Rough and Tumble still exists. Rough and Tumble (RAT) is a no-nonsense approach to self-defence and combat. Originating in the South African military in the late 1980’s...

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Nguni Stick Fighting

Nguni stick fighting (or known as donga) is a martial art traditionally practiced by teenage Nguni herdboys in South Africa. Each combatant is armed with two long sticks, one of which is used for defense and the other for offense. No armour or protective gear is used. Nguni Stick Fighting or Donga is a traditional martial art that is practicesd by the Nguni people in South Africa. In this art,...

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